Julia Timmerman, 94
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 3:39pm admin
Nov. 4, 1924 —
March 11, 2019
Lime Springs - Julia Timmerman, age 94 of Lime Springs, Iowa passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Cresco, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lime Springs. Spring burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lime Springs. Friends may call on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. at the church in Lime Springs, as well as from 10 a.m. on Monday until time of services. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco is assisting the family.
Julia Elizabeth Reis was born at Chester, Iowa on Nov. 4, 1924. She was the eldest of three children of Edna Theresa Maria (March) Reis and Daniel Lewis Reis. She was baptized by Pastor John Pless of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cresco, at her grandmother Reis’ Cresco home on Jan. 28, 1925. She had two brothers, Robert born in 1926 and Dale born in 1932. She grew up in the Chester, Lime Springs and Bonair areas. She was confirmed in St. Paul Lutheran Church on March 17, 1940.
Julia married Herbert Henry Timmerman on April 7, 1948 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. They began their married life on a farm on the state line road near Granger, Minn. While living there, two children were born. They moved to a farm northeast of Lime Springs early in their marriage. Julia lived there until after the death of her husband, Herbert, on May 7, 1987. Five years later she moved into Lime Springs, where she resided until her death.
Julia was a homemaker and also did housework for other families at various times. During her life she worked as a waitress for five years in Cresco and Lime Springs. She learned to drive in the late 1960s and obtained a GED diploma before taking courses to be a nurse’s aide. She then worked at Cresco Care Center for 30 years before retiring at age 83, on Dec. 12, 2007.
Julia taught Sunday School for 35 years and was the Sunday School secretary for 17 years. She was also a member of the ALCW for many years.
She is survived by two sons, Eugene (Pamela) Timmerman of Rochester, Minn. and Steven (Rosanna) Timmerman of New Hampton, Iowa; four grandchildren, Terry (Kayla) Timmerman of Stewartville, Minn., Traci (Henry) McKenry of Pittsburgh, Pa., Stephanie (Matthew) Schonewald of Belmond, Mass. and Renee Timmerman of New Hampton; seven great-grandchildren, Prestyn, Hallie and Lacie Timmerman, Finnegan and Cassidy McHenry and Addison and Alexander Schonewald; one brother, Dale Reis of Lime Springs; two sisters-in-law: Elizabeth Bruns of Bloomer, Wis. and Shirley Timmerman of Harmony, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two granddaughters, Elaine and Kristine in 1975; and her brother Robert, in 2003.